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Keepin’ It Real with Rev. Al Sharpton: Sarah Palin’s Slavery Remarks

Today on the Rev. Al Sharpton Show it was “Hot Topic Monday.” Callers called in with different issues and topics they felt needed to be addressed. The top stories included George Zimmerman’s arrest today and […]

WAOK-AM–11/18/2013

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Feds Monitoring Alleged Racial Segregation In Alabama Greek Life

The U.S. attorney in Birmingham says her office is monitoring allegations of racial discrimination and segregation within the sorority and fraternity system at the University of Alabama.

09/19/2013

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Deen Book Sales Soar, New Release No. 1 On Amazon

Paula Deen has been dropped by the Food Network and Wal-Mart, but book-buyers are standing by her.

06/27/2013

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Paula Deen’s ‘Today’ Appearance Ends In Tears

Paula Deen dissolved into tears during a “Today” show interview Wednesday about her admission that she used a racial slur in the past, saying anyone in the audience who’s never said anything they’ve regretted should pick up a rock and throw it at her head.

06/26/2013

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Smithfield Drops Paula Deen As Spokeswoman

Paula Deen lost another part of her empire on Monday: Smithfield Foods said it is dropping her as a spokeswoman.

06/24/2013

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Mayor Kasim Reed Reacts To Paula Deen Controversy

SAVANNAH, Ga. AP/WAOK)- Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed appeared on NBC’s “Meet the Press” on Sunday as part of a panel to discuss the Edward Snowden national security case. When asked about the Paula Deen issue […]

WAOK-AM–06/23/2013

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Could Paula Deen’s Words Bring Down Her Empire?

Paula Deen should hope for more fans like Jennifer Everett of Tyler, Texas, who carried a shopping bag filled with $53 worth of merchandise from the celebrity chef’s Savannah, Ga. store on Thursday. A day earlier, it was revealed that Deen admitted during questioning in a lawsuit that she had slurred blacks in the past.

06/20/2013

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The Sidney Wood Show: The Priority Of Race Re-examined

Today, we re-examined the priority of race. Ladies, we wanted to hear your thoughts on what is more challenging, being African American or being a woman? We heard your thoughts on whether you would rather have […]

WAOK-AM–05/29/2013

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Mo Ivory: Can You Be An “Accidental” Racist?

I fell in love with LL Cool J as a 12-year-old girl growing up in the Bronx, sitting on the wall with my friends listening to a boom box playing “I Can’t Live Without My […]

WAOK-AM–04/09/2013

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Opinion: Obama’s Biggest Failure Has Been On Race Relations

Unfortunately, political poll after political poll reveals that the presidential election of 2012 has much to do – in fact, more to do – with the race of the presidential candidate than most anything else.

11/05/2012

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